(March 1961)

Archie, 1946 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1961-01-12
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Close-Up, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
Editing
?

Issue Notes

On-sale date from 1961 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie! You were supposed to be in disguise for this party!
Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Reprints
Keywords
costume party; masquerade

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Pep Comics #79

Hula Havoc (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob White ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Smithers the butler; Mr. Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
In the middle of winter Mr. Lodge holds an indoor luau, which Archie manages to turn into a shambles.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

luau; grass skirts; pineapples; hula; ukelele

Skating Feat (Table of Contents: 2)

Chicago Roller Skates / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
Jane wins the Regional roller figure-skating meet.

Indexer Notes

Ad in comic format for Chicago Roller Skates "Trophy" model. Part of a continuing series.

Gift of Gab (Table of Contents: 3)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob White ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mrs. Lodge
Synopsis
Archie has himself delivered as a package for Veronica's birthday.
Keywords
birthday; present

Betty and Veronica's Coloring Page (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?

Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty in slacks, sitting on a short brick wall. Veronica in sweater and skirt.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Page to color. The flesh tones have already been added.

A Leopard in Paris (Table of Contents: 5)

Katy Keene / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woggon
Pencils
Bill Woggon ?
Inks
Bill Woggon ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Katy Keene; Sis; Skipper Mason
Synopsis
Skipper comes with a present and a tale of hunting leopards in Paris, which Sis takes literally.
Keywords
Eiffel Tower; France; leopard; Paris

Indexer Notes

Fashions, etc., by Roseanne Wiater (Chicago, Ill.), Patty Rothe (Vineland, N.J.), Jeri Hanson (Seattle, Wash.), Michelle Magness (Seattle, Wash.), and Wesley Hartsfield (San Antonio, Texas).

Here They Are! (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie Giant Series / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Promo for Archie Giant Series comics with mail-in coupon for ordering individual issues for 25 cents each. Issue available are Archie Annual #12, Betty and Veronica Summer Fun #8, Archie's Pals 'n' Gals #15, Katy Keene Holiday Fun #7, World of Jughead #9, Katy Keene Pin-Up Parade #13, and Archie's Christmas Stocking #10.

Checker Bored! (Table of Contents: 7)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 4.33 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday; Merry Holiday (cameo)
Synopsis
Hap thinks Jinx shouldn't be playing football, so he teaches her checkers. He soon comes to regret it as she keeps beating him and wants to play matches all the time.
Reprints
Keywords
checkers; chess; football

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Li'l Jinx Pen Pals / text article / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Girls and Boys--
Characters
Li'l Jinx (cameo)

Indexer Notes

List of 47 persons (ages 7 to 16) desiring pen pals. In addition to the United States, Canada, India, West Pakistan, Okinawa, and England are represented.

204 Revolutionary War Soldiers Only $1.98 (Table of Contents: 9)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Russ Heath [as RH] (signed)
Inks
Russ Heath [as RH] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Illustrated ad for 204 piece set of plastic Revolutionary War soldiers. Mail-in coupon from Dept. RW-9A, Carle Place, Long Island, N.Y.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie Club News / letters page / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Archie Andrews (cameo); Betty Cooper (cameo); Veronica Lodge (cameo); Jughead Jones (cameo); Reggie Mantle (cameo)

Indexer Notes

First prize of $5.00 to Lee Frost (Brooklyn, N.Y.) for article on human hearts. Second prize of $3.00 to Catherine Hagen (Worcester, Mass.) for article on San Antonio, Texas. Third prize of $2.00 to Cheryl Staller (Plankinton, S.D.) for article on her hobby of collecting recipes. Fourth prize of $1.00 to David Pollack (Bayside, L.I., N.Y.) for four jokes. Fifth prize of $1.00 to Nicky Mates (Indianapolis, Ind.) for five jokes. Also a spot illustration of head shots of the Archie gang, from previous stories.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie Club / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Archie Andrews (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Promo for joining the Archie Club with mail-in coupon. Cost is 15 cents.

A Pose, Is a Pose, Is a Pose (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob White ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mme. Schapanelli
Synopsis
Veronica sends Archie to Mme. Schapanelli's dress shop to pick up a new dress. While he's there he gets recruited to be a model for a publicity photo shoot. Veronica comes by later and gets the wrong impression.
Reprints
Keywords
dress shop; photo shoot
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie! You were supposed to be in disguise for this party!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Hula Havoc
    Archie
  3. 2. Skating Feat
    Chicago Roller Skates
  4. 3. Gift of Gab
    Veronica
  5. 4. Betty and Veronica's Coloring Page
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. A Leopard in Paris
    Katy Keene
  7. 6. Here They Are!
    Archie Giant Series
  8. 7. Checker Bored!
    Li'l Jinx
  9. 8. ["Hi, Girls and Boys--"]
    Li'l Jinx Pen Pals
  10. 9. 204 Revolutionary War Soldiers Only $1.98
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  13. 12. A Pose, Is a Pose, Is a Pose
    Archie
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